Michael Etzel

Partner, The Bridgespan Group


Michael Etzel is a Partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office.
Michael focuses on overcoming the risk of “impact-washing” in impact investing. His clients include Bain Capital’s Double Impact Fund and Texas Pacific Group’s Rise Fund—detailed in Harvard Business Review’s “Calculating the Value of Impact Investing.” Michael has also worked with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Ford Foundation, and The MacArthur Foundation. He serves on the board of Splash.
Michael earned his AB cum laude with high honors from Harvard College, and his MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. He lives in Boston with his wife and daughter.